|Pope Clement IX|
AKA Giulio Rospigliosi
Birthplace: Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: Roman Catholic Pope, 1667-69
Clement IX, given name Giulio Rospigliosi, was born in 1600, became successively auditor of the Rota, archbishop of Tarsus in partibus, and cardinal, and was elected pope on the 20th of June 1667. He effected a temporary adjustment of the Jansenist controversy; was instrumental in concluding the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (1668); healed a long-standing breach between the Holy See and Portugal; aided Venice against the Turks, and labored unceasingly for the relief of Crete, the fall of which hastened his death on the 9th of October 1669.
Roman Catholic Pope 20-Jun-1667 to 9-Oct-1669
Roman Catholic Archbishop Tarsus
Roman Catholic Cardinal
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